SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 9, 2019
PIERIS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
255 State Street, 9th Floor
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: 857-246-8998
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.001 par value per share
The Nasdaq Capital Market
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2).
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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On November 11, 2019, Pieris Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing certain financial results of the Company for the fiscal quarter ended September 30, 2019. A copy of the press release issued by the Company is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this report.
The information set forth under this “Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition,” including Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto, shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference into any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
Item 8.01: Other Events.
On November 9, 2019, Phase 1 dose escalation data for the Company's 4-1BB/HER2 bispecific, PRS-343, were presented at the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer 2019 Annual Meeting in a presentation entitled Phase 1 Dose Escalation Study of PRS-343, a HER2/4-1BB Bispecific Molecule, in Patients with HER2+ Malignancies. The presentation is attached as Exhibit 99.2 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
PIERIS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
Dated: November 12, 2019
/s/ Tom Bures
Vice President, Finance